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Roger Waters' Pig, Inflatable Rock Props Headed to Auction

August 28, 2015

The giant pig head that adorned the stage of Roger Waters' 1990 Berlin performance of The Wall, as well as other large-scale inflatable props and models used by the Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Queen are headed to auction, the BBC reports. The...

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Hear David Gilmour's Tender Cover of Beatles Ballad

August 24, 2015

David Gilmour has shared his tender, sweeping rendition of the Beatles ballad "Here, There and Everywhere." The Revolver cover, which Gilmour recorded with his son Joe, will be released as part of Mojo magazine's David Gilmour &...

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David Gilmour on New Solo LP and Why Pink Floyd Are Finished

August 14, 2015

David Gilmour has kept a pretty low profile since wrapping up his On an Island tour in 2006. But The Endless River, last year's surprise, mostly instrumental Pink Floyd farewell album, gave the singer-songwriter some momentum...

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Roger Waters Performs With My Morning Jacket at Newport Folk

July 25, 2015

Roger Waters promised a "very special" set leading up to his first ever Newport Folk Festival performance Friday, and the bassist delivered with an acoustic-heavy gig that featured Pink Floyd favorites, solo cuts, three covers, a new...

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David Gilmour Details New Solo LP 'Rattle That Lock'

July 16, 2015

After briefly reviving and then saying goodbye to Pink Floyd in 2014, David Gilmour will return this September with Rattle That Lock, a new album and the guitarist's first solo studio LP since 2006's On an Island. "Rattle That Lock," the...

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Pink Floyd Reunited With Roger Waters 10 Years Ago This Week

July 7, 2015

Exactly 10 years ago this week — on July 2nd, 2005, to be exact — the classic lineup of Pink Floyd reunited for a stunning four-song set at Live 8. It was their first time playing together since The Wall tour ended in June 1981, and the...

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Pink Floyd Reunite for Honor at Old School

May 29, 2015

Pink Floyd's two living co-founders, Roger Waters and Nick Mason, reunited this week at the site of the band's formation to mark the psychedelic/progressive rock act's 50th anniversary. The musicians helped unveil an honorary plaque at London's University...

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David Gilmour Plans New Solo Album for Fall

March 4, 2015

Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour will put out his first solo album in nine years later this year. Although he revealed no other details about the as-yet-untitled LP on his website, he has scheduled a number of tour dates in the U.K. and Europe for this...

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Watch David Gilmour's New Animated Video

July 31, 2015

David Gilmour has released an ambitious animated music video for the title track to his new album, Rattle That Lock, out September 18th. It was created by Alasdair & Jock from Trunk Animation, under the creative directorship of Aubrey Powell...

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Hear David Gilmour's Soaring New Song

July 17, 2015

David Gilmour has premiered his new single "Rattle That Lock," the title track off the Pink Floyd guitarist's upcoming solo LP boasting an uptempo bass groove, rousing choir and lyrics drawn from John Milton's Paradise Lost. As Gilmour...

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See the Trailer for Roger Waters 'Wall' Concert Film

July 9, 2015

Roger Waters' 2010-2013 tour The Wall Live doesn't hit movie theaters until September 29th, but fans can get a preview of the film in this exclusive trailer showcasing Waters' breathtaking show. "Roger Waters The Wall is a film that...

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50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

June 17, 2015

For close to a half century, prog has been the breeding ground for rock's most out-there, outsized and outlandish ideas: Thick-as-a-brick concept albums, an early embrace of synthesizers, overly complicated time signatures, Tolkienesque fantasies,...

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Roger Waters Slams Silicon Valley's 'Rogues and Thieves'

May 3, 2015

Roger Waters is the latest artist to slam streaming music as the Pink Floyd great accused Silicon Valley execs of being "rogues and thieves" for the way they have reshaped the music industry. In a new interview, Waters talks about...

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Nick Mason: Apple Got Off 'Scot-Free' With U2 Backlash

January 15, 2015

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason thinks that Apple "got off scot-free" following the mixed response to the way the tech giant distributed U2's latest album, Songs of Innocence. Speaking with the British edition of GQ, Mason...

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David Gilmour Performs 'Wish You Were Here' at Earls Court

December 14, 2014

The Endless River might mark "the end" of Pink Floyd, but that doesn't mean David Gilmour will cease performing the band's music. The guitarist made a rare appearance Saturday night at a Bombay Bicycle Club concert at London's Earls Court, first...

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The Endless River

November 7, 2014

It was bassist Roger Waters' lyric: "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way." But guitarist David Gilmour and keyboard player Richard Wright sang that line on 1973's The Dark Side of the Moon, then proved it in a creative relationship that...

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Listen To Pink Floyd's Ethereal New Song

November 3, 2014

Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River is coming out in one week, but those who can't wait can listen to the newly released track "Allons-y (1)" right here. Like nearly every song on the album, it's an instrumental piece, with a bit of a "Run Like Hell"...

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Watch Pink Floyd's Surreal 'Louder Than Words' Video

November 10, 2014

Pink Floyd's new album, The Endless River, is almost completely instrumental: Lyrics don't appear until the closing track "Louder Than Words," a reflection on the group's 50-year saga written by David Gilmour's wife Polly Sampson. "Her words...

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Flashback: David Gilmour Plays an Epic 'Echoes' in 2006

November 4, 2014

Pink Floyd fans were hoping for a reunion tour in 2006 following the group's triumphant performance at Live 8 the previous year, but they wound up with the next best thing. David Gilmour supported his solo LP On An Island with a tour that featured Richard...

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Nick Mason Explains Why He'll Never Give Up On Pink Floyd

October 31, 2014

Nick Mason truly loves Pink Floyd. The drummer is the only member of the band to play on every single album, and ever since the group went on hiatus in 1994 he's been the one out there promoting the reissues and keeping the flame alive. He's also the...

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